2008 - Evidence-based medicine targets the individual patient. Part 2: Guides and tools for individual decision-making (Editorial)

Bassler, Dirk; Busse, Jason W.; Karanicolas, Paul J.; Guyatt, Gordon H.
July 2008
ACP Journal Club;7/15/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on the evidence-based medicine (EBM) guides and tools that advance individual decision-making. It is stated that the first principle of EBM recognizes that the best care for the patient involves more than just evidence and needs to incorporate patient's values and preferences. It is also stated that EBM is individual patient-oriented and clearly recognizes individual needs.


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